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Counseling Office

Middle School Counseling Office

Jennifer Ford-MS Counselor [email protected]
Stacey Snogles-MS Counselor [email protected]
Kelly Hunter-MS Social Worker [email protected]
Call the counseling office at 607-674-7382 if:
  • You have questions about mailings you did not receive
  • You would like to enroll a child in our middle school
  • You would like a copy of something in your child’s file
  • You have questions about upcoming middle school events
  • You would like a meeting with your child’s teachers
  • You have general questions about middle school and are not sure who to call
  • You are absent and need to request homework
Mrs. Ford and Ms. Snogles are our middle school counselors who both work with students in grades 6, 7, and 8. They are available in the SEMS Office every day to assist students with academic, social and personal problems/concerns. If they are busy/unavailable when you stop in to see them, please leave a message and they will get back to you ASAP!

As a parent, you can call the counselors if:
  • You are concerned about your child’s schedule
  • You are concerned about your child’s grades
  • You are concerned about changes in your child’s behavior
  • You are hoping to enter your child and/or your family into outside therapy
  • Your child is experiencing a major change or trauma in his or her life
As a student, you can contact the counselor if:
  • You are looking for extra academic assistance
  • You are feeling depressed, angry, lonely or stressed out
  • You are having problems at home
  • You are having conflicts with other students
  • You are feeling bullied or harassed
  • You are unsure how to solve a problem you are experiencing
  • You have questions about your academic future and/or your career path

Mental Health Spotlight

Know the Signs
Signs that you or someone you know may be struggling with mental and/or emotional problems:
  • Self harm of any kind (can come in all forms)
  • Long periods of sadness or anger
  • Not sleeping or sleeping all the time
  • Change in appearance / lack of grooming
  • Sudden personality change
  • Change in friends
  • Discussion of suicide or self-harm
  • Preoccupation with death and dying
  • Loss of interest in activities they loved
  • Rapid weight loss/gain
  • Withdrawing or isolating from people/activities
  • Substance abuse
  • Poor grades/attendance
  • Irresponsible behavior
  • Rebellious behavior
  • Excessive worrying
  • Physical symptoms (stomach aches, headaches, fatigue, etc.)
  • Frequent crying
  • Risk-taking behavior

Helpful Resources
Dial 911 immediately for any life-threatening crisis.
Middle School Counselors: Mrs. Ford and Ms. Snogles (607-674-7382)
School Social Worker: Ms. Hunter (607-674-7315)
High School Counselors: Mrs. Poyer and Mrs. Burns (607-674-7315)
School Social Worker: Mr. McCumiskey (607-674-8457)
School Social Worker: Mrs. Mosher (607-674-7311)
Note: Mrs. Mosher also may be reached after hours at 607-316-2245 for crises only.
Other Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988
Crisis Text Line: 988 (text “start” to begin)
The Trevor Project Hotline for LGBTQ Youth: 866-488-7386
TrevorText: 678678 (text “start” to begin)

Updated 3/2/2023

Crisis Text Line

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